About the Course

According to the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN), the basic educational requirements for didactic education in FNDI is 40 hours. This basic requirement is specifically for RNs new in the field of forensics and the specialized area of death investigation (IAFN, 2013). Course content includes: roles, responsibilities, and ethical requirements of a nurse death investigator; best methods for collecting evidence, documenting a scene, and photographing and preserving evidence; procedures for identifying and confirming the decedent's identity; changes that occur to the body following death and the stages that follow; and process and procedure of an autopsy.

Oct 03 - Nov 27, 2022

222CHF005
Est. Tuition:
$950-1000
Learning Format:
Online
Duration:
8 weeks
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Estimated Tuition

$950 Early Bird Discount
$1000 after Sep 24, 2022

Location

Online

Instructor

  • Thomas M. Collins, M.A., BSN, RN

Schedule

Oct. 3 - Nov. 27

Textbook

Mandatory:
Title: Death Scene Investigation: A Procedural Guide
Author: Maloney, Michael S.
ISBN: 9781498759243

Mandatory:
Title: Lynch & Duvall 2011 Forensic Nursing Science

Additional information

Approved for California Board of Registered Nurses CE hours.